Capitals finish off four game road trip with Sabres today
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2-19 Capitals (33-18-7) at Sabres (17-31-11)
TV: 3pm NBC Sports Washington
Last game for Washington: 7-1 loss at Chicago
- Tom Wilson-goal
The Caps look to rebound from an embarrassing loss in their last game when they complete a four-game road trip this afternoon against the Eastern Conference worst Buffalo Sabres. The Capitals, have fallen one point behind Pittsburgh for first place in the Metro Division. Captain Alex Ovechkin tops the team with 65 points after posting two goals and five assists in his last four games. Philipp Grubauer (5-7-3), who stopped 10-of-11 shots in relief on Saturday, should get the start against the Sabres.
Last game for Buffalo: 4-2 loss vs Los Angeles
- Rasmus Ristolainen-goal
- Marco Scandella-goal
Buffalo G Robin Lehner is 1-2-2 with an .877 save percentage in his last five starts. The Sabres have now gone just 3-7 in their last 10 games. Buffalo has been very poor on offense so far as they come in ranked 30th in the league in scoring at 2.39 gpg,